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The Insanity of Normality

The Insanity of Normality The Insanity of Normality by Arno Grun which was published in 1987 was translated from German in 1992.  He says in the preface “Whereas people who can longer bare the absence of human values in the … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights 1939 Movie

Only Half: The 1939 Movie of Wuthering Heights Cari Gilkison for Film Studies 578, April 1998  The single most striking difference between the book Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and the 1939 MGM movie is the absence of the second … Continue reading

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Narcissim as Transformation and Shakepeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

Narcissism as Transformation in Antony and Cleopatra   Antony and Cleopatra is perhaps Shakespeare’s most perplexing play.  In this play more than any other he does not explain his characters’ motivations or choose sides.  While readers may enjoy this break … Continue reading

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Entropy

February 19, 2007   Entropy has many implications.  It was developed or discovered in relation to thermodynamics.  Entropy, then, is used to describe energy dispersal and the idea of irreversibility. The practical applications grew to encompass the ideas of order … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason in Buddhism

August 5, 2006 Buddhism Faith and Reason         I caught most of the 7th part of the Bill Moyers series On Faith and Reason.  Pema Chodron was on.  She is a Buddhist Nun who grew up Catholic.  When her … Continue reading

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